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Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal

The group exhibition at SMAC gallery, curated by Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, revisited the chromatic and social properties of blackness in contemporary South African visual art The post Black Luminosity foregrounded visibility as an act of refusal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Tim Clark, Friday, Visual Art, Colour, Jacques-louis David, Blackness, Ralph Ellison, SMAC, Art Exhibitions, South Africa (country, Young Gifted and Black, Smac Gallery, Zandile Tshabalala, Mary Sibande, Alexandra Karakhashian

Ensuring Honesty and Authenticity Through Color and Material Design

Amy Frascella is the Director of Colour & Material Design at Jaguar Land Rover. Colour and materials touch all aspects of vehicle creation and her team encompasses concept vehicles, production vehicles and Special Vehicle derivatives. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2003 with a BA in Art and Design and a BS in Textile Engineering, beginning her career as a textile engineer working with major Japanese automotive OEM's on production textile developments. She went on to work ...
Tags: Google, Asia, Europe, UK, Design, Interviews, Cars, Materials, Land Rover, Colour, North Carolina State University, Hyundai Kia, CMF, Jaguar Land, Kvadrat, Ivy Ross

Primary Palette Colour Mixing

It’s been a very long time but the blog is resurrected! Having recently written a tutorial about colour mixing using a primary palette, I decided that this would be a good subject to kick start the blog with. A few years ago I decided to eject all of the unnecessary paints from my paint box in order to simplify the colour mixing process, if you’re wondering why I dismantled my beautiful looking paintbox,  I found I was only actually using a small number of paints and simply didn’t need them al...
Tags: Art, Tutorial, Colour, Botanical Art, Watercolour, Learn To Paint, Art Classes, Dianne Sutherland, Palette, Art Tutor, Botanical Illustration, Art Tutorial, Botanical Art Online, Color Mixing, Paint Palette, Paint Tutorial

Color Psychology in Logo Design & Branding Explained

This article was contributed by Lester Corey.  While various graphic elements are needed to be masterfully integrated together, color is by far, one of the essentials to convey your logo’s meaning. Color is so powerful that it can influence thinking, reactions, and stimulate bodily hormones. It holds an array of meanings that manifest in the natural world, a ton of meanings that you can write papers about it, as well as in the diverse cultures around the world. Color digs deeper in human psychol...
Tags: Design, Reds, Marketo, Colour, Branding, Logo Design, Guest Articles, Lester Corey, Orange s Color Meaning

Experiments with thermochromic hair dye

Lauren Bowker's UK-based firm The Unseen is currently working on a bunch of cool thermochromic textile and dye applications, like this hair color that responds to heat. (more…)
Tags: Post, Family, Video, UK, Design, News, Innovation, Hair, Colour, Lauren Bowker, Mood Ring Hair, Thermochromic

Showcase of Creative Designs Made with Vibrant Gradients

Designers love colour! The RGB spectrum we work with on our digital computers gives us the widest possible range of colour to work with, much wider than the range of hues that can be replicated in CMYK inks, but that’s not to say there aren’t some ultra bright print projects out there to admire. In today’s graphic design showcase I present 35 fantastic examples of creative artwork make with vibrant gradients. There’s a range of different types of designs, including posters, packaging, stationery...
Tags: Design, Roundup, Inspiration, Articles, Graphic Design, Colour, Showcase, RGB, Vibrant

Notes from the garden – 6th March

There is nothing quite like a few stolen hours working in the garden on a chilly early Spring Sunday to make you feel heroic and pleased with yourself. The choice of task on such a day needs to be given careful consideration; this is not the time for slow and pondering chores but for those […]
Tags: Garden, Gardening, Design, Uncategorized, Plants, March, 2016, Colour, Hellebores, My Garden, Daffodils, Big border, Notes From The Garden, Blue Skies, Crocus Pickwick

My Ambition

A recent painting unfinished in the studio.    Many artists talk about wanting to share what they 'see' in their subject as their reason for painting. I never really understood what that meant until recently. An artist takes a delight in seeing what they call beauty. To him that is more than just liking it and not really knowing why it looks nice. An artist has to truely understand what makes something beautiful. What makes it beautiful visually because that is his language -- pai...
Tags: Art, Value, Light, High Art, Colour, Composition, Violin Painting, Beautiful Paintings, Edges, Painting Beauty, Representational Art, Seeing Like An Artist, The Art Of Seeing, True Art, Visual Language, Felicity Deverell

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